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City and Country School is one of the original and most celebrated progressive schools in the country. To begin your journey, sign up for an Information Session or send us an email.

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Based in the West Village, accessible by all of NYC.

Housed in seven brownstones, including the adjacent courtyards, City and Country School enjoys a campus with abundant outdoor space, character, and natural light.

Age Levels

Ages 2-13 are welcome.

Students typically join C&C in the 2s, 3s, 4s, 5s, as well as sixth grade, and applications for other age groups are considered on a rolling basis. Children make a smooth and exciting transition as they enter C&C, no matter their age.

Why C&C?

Why City and Country School?

At City and Country School, we're dedicated to fostering a unique and dynamic educational experience that combines our tried-and-true progressive philosophy with a modern mindset, while embracing the rich resources of New York City and uniting a strong parent community.

Learning from Children

Our educational philosophy centers on learning from children, valuing their innate curiosity.

Experience = Knowledge

We believe that knowledge flourishes when rooted in hands-on experiences.

Teachers as Learners

Our dedicated educators are ardent learners themselves, expertly guiding students in exploration.

High Standards for All

We continuously reevaluate our programs and learning environments.

In the Heart of NYC

Our location offers students unparalleled access to cultural, educational, and experiential opportunities.

A Strong Community

We foster a robust parent community; a supportive network that engages and collaborates with our educators.

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